About Gilles LeBlanc

Gilles LeBlanc Gilles LeBlanc literally fell into “alternative rock” wayyy back at Lollapalooza 1992, where he got caught in his first mosh pit watching some band named Pearl Jam. Since then, he’s spent the better part of his life looking for music to match the liberating rush he felt that day, with a particular chest-beating emphasis on stuff coming out of his native Canada. It took him awhile, but Gilles now writes feverishly about all things that rock (and or roll) through his ROCKthusiast alter ego.



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Kiss Them Goodbye

September 21st, 2018 | by Gilles LeBlanc

When you’re a band that’s been rocking and rolling all night for the past 45 years (to say nothing of


One Last Japandroids Tour

September 18th, 2018 | by Gilles LeBlanc

Vancouver rock duo Japandroids have pretty much been touring nonstop since the release of their Near to the Wild Heart



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